Challenging Mass and Privatized Incarceration on the Jailing of Non-Citizen Families

Session time: 
Saturday, June 27, 2015 -
9:00am to 10:30am
Session Room: 
Temple U: Student Center 217 A
Short Description: 
The goal of this workshop is to provide an overview of United States mass incarceration of immigrants and strategies for ending it.
Description: 

The goal of this workshop is to provide an overview of United States mass incarceration of immigrants and strategies for ending it. This workshop will review relevant federal policies, civil rights and liberties violations and corporations’ role in forming our country’s “enforcement” policies.

Fronts of Struggle: 
State violence and resistance, mass incarceration and abolition
Immigration struggles, decolonization, anti-imperialism
Organization: 
Immigration Rights Program
Organization Web site: 
http://afsc.org/program/immigrant-rights-program-newark-nj
Organization Description: 
The (AFSC) is a Quaker organization that promotes lasting peace with justice, as a practical expression of faith in action. Drawing on continuing insights and working with people of many backgrounds, we nurture the seeds of change and respect for human life that transform social relations and systems.
Polycentric Site: 
Philadelphia, PA
Presentation Languages: 
English